National Diabetes Awareness Month

Why Do We Celebrate World Diabetes Day?

World Diabetes Day is a day to address issues facing the global diabetes community and is also is Sir Frederick Banting’s birthday. In case you’re not familiar, Banting and his assistant Charles Best co-discovered insulin in the 1920’s. They were both extremely important pioneers in diabetes research.

Life With Type 1 Diabetes · National Diabetes Awareness Month

Tips for Traveling with Type One Diabetes

The holidays are just around the corner. Many diabetics may be traveling from one city to another to be with loved ones. During the year, people may also travel for business or vacation purposes too, and an extra effort for safe travels with diabetes should be ensured for both cases. Before traveling, you need to… Continue reading Tips for Traveling with Type One Diabetes

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T1D Exposed Nude

Hope you are all having a wonderful Diabetes Awareness Month! For those like me who battle with type 1 diabetes on a daily basis, it can be very difficult. Sometimes you feel like you are all alone. And then their are other times when you realize “Wow… there really are a lot of other people… Continue reading T1D Exposed Nude

National Diabetes Awareness Month

World Diabetes Day: What I Want You To Know

Today I {again} changed my Facebook profile picture. It’s my goal to spread a lot of awareness this month for Type 1 Diabetes. I think JDRF has helped us greatly in creating this niffty little app to help us spread that awareness, and I’ve seen plenty of people change their profile pictures in all of… Continue reading World Diabetes Day: What I Want You To Know

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OmniPod Recall

Over the last week or so, I’ve had to call OmniPod Support four times! My pods failing to deploy & insert the cannual (tube) during setup. Insulet Corp (makers of the OmniPod) have been very helpful in sending me replacement pods and asking for the defective ones back. It hasn’t caused much stress, and because… Continue reading OmniPod Recall

National Diabetes Awareness Month


I am Calla Michalski. I am currently 27 years old and have been living with Type 1 Diabetes for 18 years. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and T1D looks like me! If you have T1D or know someone who does, help us raise awareness this November. Join us in showing the world what T1D looks… Continue reading #T1DLooksLikeMe

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Dear Aunt Flo

This is a post for my female readers, and those old enough to experience their monthly cycles. To all my male readers, this post may be a little TMI, but it’s your choice to read on…. I want to talk about dear Aunt Flo (aka your period or “that time of the month”) because it really… Continue reading Dear Aunt Flo